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Regan Murray

Regan Murray

Associate Professor of Psychology

Department: Department of Psychology
Phone: 712-279-1619
Email: Regan.Murray@briarcliff.edu
Office Location: Heelan Hall 385


  • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Central Michigan University
  • M.S., Clinical Psychology, Central Michigan University
  • B.S., Psychology, Kalamazoo (Mich.) College
Regan Murray


Dr. Murray teaches courses on introductory psychology, social psychology, abnormal psychology, personality, sexual deviancy, and forensic psychology. Prior to joining the faculty at BCU, she taught psychology at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, and was a research fellow at the University of Michigan's Addiction Research Center.

Dr. Murray’s primary research focus is on the relationship between alcohol, drugs and violence. Primarily, she is interested in studying what factors are related to partner and non-partner violence among men and women with substance use disorders. Her research interests also include substance abuse treatment engagement, as well as brief intervention strategies for violent behavior.

She has published in numerous journals including Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, Drug and Alcohol Dependence, Annals of Emergency Medicine, Substance Use and Misuse, and Addictive Behaviors.